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Lotus  cytisoides L.  trib. Loteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Lotus  cytisoides L.  trib. Loteae
SynonymsLotus allionii Desv.
 Lotus creticus ssp. cytisoides (L.) Asch.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern Africa
sands and rocks
Altitude0-100m
Description cinereous grey-green, sparsely pubescent, stems thin, leaves shortly petiolate, leaflets obovate-cuneate, pedicels 1-5-flowered, calyx lobes oblong-lanceolate, acute
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1 month, 18-21°C
cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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